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Old 06-27-2007, 08:39 AM   #21
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I learned my considerable riding skills from "Anrajala's school of crashing 125 cc Suzuki thirteen times". I recommend highly.

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Is he offering classes anywhere in the MidWest United States?
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Old 10-10-2007, 02:33 PM   #22
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Old 10-11-2007, 07:18 AM   #23
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Old 10-11-2007, 07:59 AM   #24
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Seruzawa my friend, I have no idea who the guy is, but he is pointing at you and it does say dumb@ss.
Flexing my geek here a bit but... I'm 99% certain that's a still from the show Firefly. The character is a big oafish guy named Jayne.
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Old 12-19-2007, 12:35 PM   #25
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well im 20 and have never ridden a bike in my life.. closest thing to it was a yamaha raptor.. but im wanting to learn, bc i am really interested in joining a circuit.. whether it be a moto mx or moto gp.. but im really wanting to do moto qp type stuff.. now there are some dirt bike classes or a beginner class for sports bikes.. what would be the best course for a newbie like me??
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Old 12-19-2007, 01:08 PM   #26
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You want to race? First thing to do is learn to ride. The Motorcycle Safety Foundation is likely the best place for you to start (assuming you're in the US.) After that, you can start asking about more extensive training.

Most of the people on the motoGP circuit have been riding and competing since they were ten years old, so you'll have a hard row to get their experience and skill. This isn't to mean you shouldn't try, but keep your expectations realistic.
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Old 12-19-2007, 01:27 PM   #27
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I've seen several times where the roadracers say that dirt riding really helps them on asphalt.

Some that come to mind are the Boz boys and the Hayden crowd.

So, if you're serious about starting a "career" in riding, I'd say you should hit the dirt first.

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Old 12-19-2007, 01:51 PM   #28
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If you are 20 and haven't even ridden, racing well at even a novice level is a loooooooooong way off. It's called learning to walk before you can run. Like Sachi said, take an MSF course and learn on a beginners bike. Everyone wants to ride, but fall off and hurt yourself(and this WILL happen) and then see how revved up you still are about doing this.
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Old 12-20-2007, 07:43 AM   #29
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well thats what got me interested.. the team Hayden.. and i know i got to walk first before i run.. i was just saying that was my goal.. but im going to take the MSF classes then hit the dirt.. thnx guys you were a big help..
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Good show! Plenty of dirt out there in Texas, too.

Come on back and let us know how you get on, ok?
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